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Not Always Okay

Posted by Lilmesican

I had my surgery on April 1, 2016, April Fool's Day. Each time I tell the story I mention how I was hoping the doctor would come out an tell me it was a joke. That I didn't need the surgery... Psyche!!! That didn't happen. 

After complications with radiation for anal cancer a colostomy was the better option. It was the best decision. It has made my life better. I would have been wearing diapers for rest of my life. IT WAS A GOOD DECISION.

Why doesn't always feel that way?

There are still days when I get out of shower and look in the mirror and feel broken. Not that the surgery slowed me down. The opposite, i'm busier than ever. Growing professionally. LIFE IS GOOD.I

I am grateful. I am blessed. I am succeeding. I AM PERFECT.

I am also okay admiting that not everyday feels perfect. I am also okay not pretending that it is. I'M NOT ALWAYS OKAY.

 

 

 

 

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Comments:
xnine : It is OK to not be OK. Some days are just harder than others. Just something I received on Facebook that caught my eye. From an old blog of mine May 12, 2020
Maried : Remember your ostomy is only a small part of what you are and just enjoy life. I have had mine many years it was strange in the beginning and this has been my new normal and I agree far better then pooping in your pants!!! May 12, 2020
aprangn : I feel Ya. However, I love road trips without having to sit on nasty public toilets, etc... May 12, 2020
lovely : Like xnine said it is OK to not be OK sometimes. I think a lot of us feel that way at times. It may not be the ideal situation but it is better than the alternative. Just hang in there and stay safe. May 12, 2020
warrior : to be able to put yourself out there and make these comments show that you are in fact ok dude. strong brave . dont kid yourself. u did good. u look good. u know some days youre the hydrant... when other days youre the dog. get it? :) May 12, 2020


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